Archer's Goon by Diana Wynne Jones

By Diana Wynne Jones

The difficulty all started whilst Howard Sykes got here domestic from tuition and located the "goon" sitting within the kitchen. He stated he'd been despatched by way of Archer. yet who was once Archer? It needed to do with the 2,000 phrases that Howard's writer father had didn't convey.

It quickly grew to become transparent not just that Archer sought after these phrases, yet that his wizard siblings, Hathaway, Dillian, Shine, Torquil, Erskine, and Venturus, could additionally visit any lengths to get them.

even though each one wizard governed a bit of the city, she or he used to be a prisoner in it. each one suspected that one among them held the key in the back of the phrases, and that mystery was once the most important to their freedom. Which certainly one of them used to be it? The Sykes kin develop into pawns within the wizards' struggle to win their freedom, wrest regulate from each other, and fan out to rule the area.

Diana Wynne Jones skillfully courses the reader via a riveting, twisty plot, with fulfilling surprises at each notable flip. an exhilarating technological know-how fiction experience the place, fortunately, not anything is what it first appears.

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For example, to make pants, trace around the outside and the inside of both legs. To finish the pants pattern, draw the line across the top for the waist of the pants and draw a line across the bottom of each leg for the cuffs of the pants. 39 8. Trace the clothing patterns onto construction paper. 9. Cut out the clothing. 10. Use the markers, construction paper, tiny stickers, trims, and other collage materials to decorate the clothes. 11. Punch a tiny hole in the doll wherever you are going to attach clothing.

Design lots of different heads on different hangers using other collage materials to make the face and hair. 47 About the Author Thirty years as a teacher and director of nursery school programs has given Kathy Ross extensive experience in guiding young children through craft projects. Among the more than forty craft books she has written are Crafts for All Seasons, The Storytime Craft Book, Kathy Ross Crafts Letter Shapes, All New Crafts for Valentine’s Day, All New Crafts for Halloween, All New Crafts for Easter, and the first book in this series of books for girls, Things to Make for Your Doll.

If the paper dress seems too flimsy, glue it to light cardboard. 45 Happy Hanger Give your closet hangers some personality with this idea! 75-cm) Styrofoam ball poster paint in the skin color of your choice and a paintbrush thin ribbon map pins two small wiggle eyes embroidery floss in the hair color of your choice white craft glue Here is what you do: 1. Paint the Styrofoam ball and let it dry on the Styrofoam tray. 46 2. Slide the Styrofoam ball onto the hook of the hanger through the center of the ball.

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